“When I’m driving, I notice dogs taking their humans for a walk, and I sometimes almost go off the road as I follow their trajectory. At such moments, I’m always cheered by something I notice-the particular feathered arc of a setter’s tail as she wags, or the vertiginous tripodic balance of a hound outdoing himself […]
Thanking the Monkey
Years before celebrated animal rights activist Karen Dawn made the decision to dedicate her life to animal causes she saw Gloria Steinem speak and Steinem’s words would forever change Dawn’s life. “I remember I was about 20 years old and I fell hopelessly in love with her from a distance. She was so glamorous and […]
CESAR Five Dog Bone Awards Pet-Friendly Destination: Washington, D.C.
Congratulations to our nation’s capital for successfully winning Animal Fair readers majority vote for the 2009 CESAR® Five Dog Bone Award for Pet-Friendly Destination! Washington, D.C. is a highly cultural and historic getaway for owners and their pets. The Washington, D.C. destination will fill your day trips to pet-friendly galleries, restaurants, doggie bakeries, boutiques, hotels, […]
Travel With Your Pet By Car
Ask the Vet Travel Special By Kim Hammond D.V.M and Patricia A. Granata Many of us are surprised, time after time, at just how perceptive animals can be. You are dreaming about paradise and what to pack and think that all the planning goes unnoticed by your pet. Yet the second you pull out your […]
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The United Kingdom
Dog Save The Queen Dodging Quarantine rules in the UK England has long held a reputation for its strict policy regarding the import of domesticated animals. In the past, a six-month (and sometimes even longer) quarantine period was required, which made travel with pets not only difficult, but nearly impossible. On December 11, 2002 however, […]